In this chapter, we'll cover some of the principles of a successful building information modeling (BIM) approach within your office environment and summarize some of the many tactics possible using BIM in today's design workflow. We'll explain the fundamental characteristics of maximizing your investment in BIM and moving beyond documentation with the BIM model.
In this chapter, you'll learn to
Leverage the BIM model
Know how BIM affects firm culture
Focus your investment in BIM
Building Information Modeling or BIM is a parametric, 3D model that is used to generate plans, section, elevations, perspectives, details, schedules—all of the necessary components to document the design of a ...